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There are 7 ways to get from Coatbridge to Barra Head (Island) by bus, train, ferry or plane

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Recommended option

Bus, travel  •  9h 19m

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Corran Ferry Junction 914 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Corran Ferry, Slipway to Kilchoan, Post Office 506
  3. Travel from Kilchoan, Post Office to Barra Head (Island)

Cheapest option

Train, ferry  •  10h 37m

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Oban
  2. Take the ferry from Oban Ferry Terminal to Castlebay Barra Ferry Terminal Cm20

£37 - £82

5 alternative options

Train, ferry, travel  •  9h 54m

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Oban
  2. Take the ferry from Oban Ferry Terminal to Craignure Mull Ferry Terminal
  3. Travel from Tobermory, Ledaig car park to Barra Head (Island)

Train, fly to Barra  •  4h 19m

  1. Take the train from Coatbridge Sunnyside to Glasgow Queen Street Low Level
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Paisley Gilmour Street
  3. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Barra (BRR) GLA - BRR

£86 - £96

Fly to Tiree, travel  •  4h 30m

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Tiree (TRE) GLA - TRE
  2. Travel from Tiree to Barra Head (Island)

Fly to Benbecula, bus, travel  •  6h 11m

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Benbecula (BEB) GLA - BEB
  2. Take the bus from Balivanich, Airport Terminal to Lochboisdale, Car Park
  3. Travel from Lochboisdale, Car Park to Barra Head (Island)

Fly to Islay, travel  •  6h 12m

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Islay (ILY) GLA - ILY
  2. Travel from Islay to Barra Head (Island)

Coatbridge → Barra Head (Island)
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The cheapest way to get from Coatbridge to Barra Head (Island) is to train and ferry which costs £35 - £85 and takes 10h 37m.

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The quickest way to get from Coatbridge to Barra Head (Island) is to train and fly which costs £85 - £100 and takes 4h 19m.

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The distance between Coatbridge and Barra Head (Island) is 153 miles.

The best way to get from Coatbridge to Barra Head (Island) without a car is to bus and travel which takes 9h 19m and costs .

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It takes approximately 9h 19m to get from Coatbridge to Barra Head (Island), including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Glasgow Airport to Barra Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Loganair offers flights from Glasgow Airport to Barra Airport.

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Map of how to get from Coatbridge to Barra Head (Island).
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  • Distance: 153.1 miles
  • Duration: 9h 19m

What companies run services between Coatbridge, Scotland and Barra Head (Island), Scotland?

There is no direct connection from Coatbridge to Barra Head (Island). However, you can take the train to Glasgow Queen Street Low Level, take the walk to Buchanan Bus Station, take the bus to Corran Ferry Junction, take the walk to Corran Ferry, Slipway, take the bus to Kilchoan, Post Office, then take the travel to Barra Head (Island). Alternatively, you can take the train to Glasgow Queen Street Low Level, take the walk to Glasgow Queen Street, take the train to Oban, take the walk to Oban Ferry Terminal, take the ferry to Craignure Mull Ferry Terminal, take the walk to Craignure, Ferry Terminal, take the line 95 bus to Tobermory, Ledaig car park, then take the travel to Barra Head (Island).

Airlines
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Glasgow to Barra
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£80 - £170
Flights from Glasgow to Tiree
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
£70 - £290
Flights from Glasgow to Benbecula
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
£130 - £400
Flights from Glasgow to Benbecula via Stornoway
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£130 - £400
Flights from Glasgow to Islay
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
£85 - £220
Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Oban
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£20 - £60
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£20 - £29
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£45 - £60
Train from Coatbridge Sunnyside to Glasgow Queen Street Low Level
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £6
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£2 - £4
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£4 - £6
Train from Glasgow Central to Paisley Gilmour Street
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £5
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£2 - £4
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£3 - £5
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Corran Ferry Junction
Ave. Duration
2h 53m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£18 - £25
Website
Scottish Citylink
Shiel Buses
Phone
01967 431 272
Email
info@shielbuses.co.uk
Website
shielbuses.co.uk
Bus from Corran Ferry, Slipway to Kilchoan, Post Office
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£6 - £8
Website
Shiel Buses
D A Travel
Phone
01878 700357
Email
info@datravel.co.uk
Website
datravel.co.uk
Bus from Balivanich, Airport Terminal to Lochboisdale, Car Park
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Website
D A Travel
Ferry operators
Caledonian MacBrayne
Phone
+44 (0)1475 650 397
Email
enquiries@calmac.co.uk
Website
calmac.co.uk
Ferry from Oban Ferry Terminal to Craignure Mull Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£3 - £4
Website
Caledonian MacBrayne
Adult passenger
£3 - £4
Car
£13 - £16
Ferry from Oban Ferry Terminal to Castlebay Barra Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£14 - £16
Website
Caledonian MacBrayne
Adult passenger
£14 - £16
Car
£75 - £90

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